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As of March 17, our offices are currently closed to the public. If you have an immediate need please call us at (419)627-5886 or e-mail Jason, Tondra or Annette.

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The City of Sandusky is fortunate to be able to offer a variety of public parks and recreational facilities. Whether you choose to stroll through our floral gardens in Washington Park, play ball on one of our 17 ball diamonds, challenge the links at Mills Creek Golf Course, launch a boat to go fishing on Lake Erie, plan a picnic at one of our many shelters, or watch a picturesque sunset on the Bay, Sandusky offers it all.

The City of Sandusky’s Recreation Department, Firelands Regional Medical Center and North Shore Running Store are partnering with nine race events in the city to promote outdoor recreation for residents and visitors. Participation in the #RUNDUSKY Race Series promotion is free, but participants must register for each race independently, prices and registration availability depend on each race. Several of the scheduled races have switched to a virtual format due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Those who participate in five of the nine races will be given a #RUNDUSKY Race Series hoodie. Each participant who finishes six, seven, eight or all nine of the races will be entered into a drawing for a race package. The package will include a gift certificate for running gear and free entry to area races.

The #RUNDUSKY 2020 Race Series includes the following events:

Humane Society of Erie County 5k
Sandusky Fire Station, 300 W. Market Street 
Register here:

All for Abs Virtual Walk/Run
Virtual event from June 12-22
Course available to walk/run on 6/12-13 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
$25 Supports the Abigail Bastien Scholarship Fund and includes t-shirt and finisher medal

 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics
Virtual event from June 18-28
$25.00 supports Special Olympics Ohio and includes dry-wick t-shirt
$45.00 supports Special Olympics Ohio and includes dry-wick t-shirt and challenge coin

 Running Virtual Laps with Lions Walk/Run
Virtual event from June 19-29
Packet Pickup on Friday, June 19 from 12-6 p.m. at Lions Park, 533 Winnebago Street - 
$25 supports Sandusky Lions Club and includes t-shirt and finisher medal

Boy with the Boot Virtual Run/Walk
Virtual event from July 3-13
Packet pickup available on Friday, July 3 from 2 to 7 p.m. at North Shore Running Store
$20.00 includes dry-wick t-shirt and finisher medal
Future events still scheduled, subject to change:

Rush to the Crush 5 Miler
Firelands Winery
Sunday, September 20 at 8:30 a.m.

Blue Streak Pride 5k
Strobel Field
Saturday, September 26 at 9 a.m.  

 Save your Pumpkins 5k, 
Battery Park
Saturday, October 10 at 9 a.m.  

 Dot the i, Block the M Walk/Run
Saturday, November 28 at 8:30 a.m. 
Cameo Pizza at Central Park

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